Noah Klein

Stuart Middle School


We have to fill in the gaps where they exist.

Many districts and schools have dedicated staff members who help students with significant needs. However, I want to give a shout out to Dr. Deborah Powers. She is helping me to create a small academy in my middle school for students who "don't have a home." These students include students who are in the foster system, have a parent in jail, or live with a non-parental guardian. She is helping to create a space where not only students learn through developmentally appropriate practices, but also are given case-by-case resources and aid so that every student feels safe and "at home."